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1996 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-America Teams

1996 ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NCAA Div. III All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Matt Jackson JR Wooster OH
1B Mark Beyer SR Carthage WI
1B Joe Thomas JR Marietta OH
2B David Jones SR Ferrum VA
3B Tony Miner JR Southern Maine ME
SS Brian Linder SR William Paterson NJ
DH Joe Musgrove JR Allegheny NJ
OF Shorty Flees JR Carthage WI
OF Jason Nypaver SR Allegheny PA
OF Eric Roepsch SR Framingham State MA
OF Jeff Zappa SR Wisconsin-Oshkosh WI
P Tim Adkins JR Methodist NC
P Bob Davies SO Marietta OH
P Jim Hamilton JR Ferrum VA
P Dave Lohrman JR Rensselaer NY
NCAA Div. III All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Jay Ahrendt SR Illinois Wesleyan IL
C Jared Beck SR Emory & Henry VA
1B Mike Highfill SO Millsaps MS
1B Kevin O'Leary SR Bridgewater State MA
2B Mike Pagana SR Mount St. Mary NY
SS Tommy Martinez SR Upper Iowa IA
UT Gavin Winfield JR Carthage WI
OF Amiel Gross SR Southwestern TX
OF Brian Kelly SR William Paterson NJ
OF Tyler Laughery JR Claremont Mudd CA
OF Jim Mayer SR Capital OH
OF Jim Willard SR Rensselaer NY
P Andy Kimball SO Wisconsin-Oshkosh WI
P Eric Tryon JR Rose Hulman IN
P Brian Zinda JR Claremont Mudd CA
NCAA Div. III All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Brian Lopez JR Southwestern TX
1B Frank Beckhorn SO Kean NJ
SS Andy Clapp SR Oswego State NY
SS Brock Whobrey JR LaVerne CA
DH Craig Birk SR UC San Diego CA
OF Tony Fisher JR St. Thomas MN
OF Ryan Hurba SR Oswego State NY
OF Brian Manning JR Allentown PA
OF Mike Ranieri SR Trinity MA
OF Jim Wong JR Mary Washington VA
P Brian Appelman JR William Paterson NJ
P Andrew Barber SR California Lutheran CA
P Travis Mueller JR Upper Iowa IA
P Bill Snyder JR Rensselaer NY
P Jeff Taglienti JR Tufts MA
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About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 41 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel Baseball.
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